Unexpected Path: How Different Backgrounds Led Us to UX

As user experience fields have matured, more and more practitioners are getting educated in UX before their first job. But for a lot of folks in our industry that isn’t the case—many design and research leaders got their start in a different field, and a lot of different backgrounds make up a good UX team. On this panel, we’ll discuss what each panelist did before they worked in UX and how it impacts their work today. Whether you’re new to the field or not, this panel will get you thinking about how your experiences outside of UX can influence your work for the better.

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